Group Programs

Growth Mindset - Sensory Play - Movement - Education - Play  

     Tuesday 10.30-11.30am

                     Fortnightly 

             Ages 2-4 years

Our Early Engagers group is targeted towards our little legends aged 2-4 years who are still establishing their engagement skills and early play skills. Our group will promote and support conversations between parents / carers around relevant topics and challenges they may be experiencing. Providing strategies and ideas to immerse within the home environment to promote early engagement and play skills.

Sensory play and people play activities will be focused on as we understand the importance of these skills through early development and how they can promote regulation and engagement. There will be exposure to a range of play strategies and resources to help expand our play range and skill set. 

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Early Engagers

Early Social Skills

Sensory Play - Social Skills - Movement - Play  - Education

     Tuesday 10.30-11.30am

                      Fortnightly 

              Ages 3-5 years

         

Our Early Social skills group is targeted towards children 3-5 years who are learning to engage with their peers, establishing friendships and developing their play skills. Within the group we will be focusing on taking turns in play, sharing play equipment, waiting our turn and tolerating others in our play space. This promotes early negotiation and compromise skills as well as promoting relationships.

 

We understand the importance of learning through sensory play and experience, to promote ones growth and development across all areas. Education and support will also be provided to our little legends parents to extend these skills within their natural environments. 

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Confidence Kids

Sensory development - Social Skills - Education

     Thursday Weekly  Commencing 5th May 2022

             5 - 8 years 4-4.45pm

            9 - 12 years 5-5.45pm

         

Our confident kids groups are targeted towards children 5-12 years who need some guidance to understand feelings and sensations within their body, recognising what may be the cause of these, connecting these to emotions experienced and developing strategies to help manage these feelings and sensations as they arise. A focus on social skills and social connectedness will be supported through the conversations and activities engaged in by our little legends. 

Parent education and support to continue these skills are home are strongly supported and encouraged as she see the importance of practice and consistency in helping our children to learn and thrive.

Girls Rising

BE COURAGEOUS - BE FREE - BE WILD - BE UNSTOPPABLE - BE KIND - BE YOU

   New dates to come

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Girls Rising is dedicated to helping tween and teen girls recognise, acknowledge and celebrate their own individual beauty and brilliance, supporting them to feel empowered, accepted and loved from the inside out!

 

By providing a safe and nourishing space to be heard and valued while becoming more deeply connected to themselves, we aim to assist young girls with the exploration of self-discovery, enhance healthy relationships with self and others, build self-esteem and teach her the skills to have the confidence to be herself, whoever that may be! 

 

In order to facilitate the discussion around the wellbeing of each young girl and give her the inspiration to flourish, we will use art & craft, body movement, mindfulness practices, storytelling and growth mindset activities in a fun, authentic and accepting space. 

We are so passionate about empowering the young girls of our community with the awareness and tools to truly accept themselves and radiate love and acceptance from the inside out, as we know that this level of self compassion and love ripples magic all young girls need to embody and receive from the world around them to blossom as the wildflower they are.

 

This program is bound to change your tween or teens life in so many magical ways with benefits including:-

  • Increased self-esteem

  • Positive relationships with self and others

  • Self-acceptance

  • Increased confidence

  • Mindfulness, relaxation and self-love practices

  • Positive communication tools

  • Awareness of her strengths and worthiness 

  • Opportunity to share and be heard

  • Decreased stress and anxiety

  • Embodiment of compassion for self and others

  • Positive mindset

  • Healthy boundaries 

  • Courage to live authentically

  • Feel included and important to the community around her

  • Experience of several techniques to support positive mental health throughout her life

  • &  So many more!

Girls Rising welcomes everyone who identifies with the she/her/they/them pronoun.

Girls Rising is created by Wildflower Holistic Services in connection with Community Links. Community Links have subsidised the cost of Girls Rising, allowing it be accessable for all.
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BE BRAVE - BE UNSTOPPABLE - BE WILD - BE ADVENTUROUS - BE KIND - BE YOU

    New dates to come

Boys Thriving is intentionally created to support young boys as they encounter the challenges and changes that are inevitable as they move through their tween and teen years, to discover, acknowledge and rejoice in the awareness of who they are and help them to stay grounded in the confidence to share this with the world around them. 

 

Though the use of movement, mindfulness practices, storytelling, creativity and growth mindset activities we aim to support young boys to explore their true potential and become empowered to be who they truly are while always feeling accepted, safe and confident from the inside out! 

 

We understand the power in helping young boys tap into empathy, compassion and awareness for themselves and those around them and the ripple effect this has in establishing healthy relationships with self and others, increased self esteem and empowered self regulation, which in turn helps create a more positive and productive life for young boys.

Helping the young boys of our community to connect with the magnitude of their brilliance and be confident enough to allow this to shine throughout their lives is an opportunity we relish and we know will have long lasting effects on the quality and fulfilment experienced throughout their lives.

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Boys Thriving

  • Increased compassion for self and others

  • Feelings of peace, kindness and acceptance

  • Support to be brave and achieve his goals

  • Awareness of his somatic system and how it helps him feel calm

  • Connection to his intuition and an understanding of it’s importance

  • Self regulation of his emotions

  • & loads more!

The benefits of this program for young boys are amazing, including:

  • Increased self-confidence

  • Feeling included and important

  • Awareness of his strengths and how to use them

  • A safe place to explore vulnerability

  • Healthy relationships with self and others

  • Awareness of appropriate boundaries

  • Positive communication tools

  • Connection to his individual gifts

  • Mindfulness, relaxation and self-love techniques

Boys Thriving welcomes everyone who identifies with the he/him/they/them pronoun.

Art Without Expectations

HAVE FUN - CREATE - BE MESSY - LET GO

    Commencing Tuesday 9 February

                       6 Week program

                    11-14yrs 5pm - 6pm

This epic group program has been designed in collaboration with TherArty to provide a safe, fun and high vibe space for tween/teens in our community to explore their individuality and increase their self awareness and confidence through the power of art therapy.

 

Each week your change maker will be introduced to a new art medium and be supported to experience the value of learning new skills, along with connecting with like-minded peers to gain access to a deeper understanding of who they are and what makes them unique.

 

Through this program they will learn all about the power of art to support their mental, emotional and physical health, as well as increase their compassion for and understanding of the world around them and the people in it.

 

Art Without Expectations gives them space to feel a massive sense of freedom, peace and joy as they learn and explore exactly how they want to share the authentic expression of themselves with the world.

Art Without Expectations welcomes everyone who identifies with the he/him/she/her/they/them pronoun.

This group is full of opportunity for your tween/teen legends to thrive, including;

  • Sensory based play and creativity

  • Space to explore their uniqueness

  • Freedom of expression  

  • Connection to like-minded peers

  • Support from our facilitators to be brave and create authentically

  • Exploration of a range of art medium and textiles

  • Increased confidence, self belief and self appreciation

  • Deeper understand of themselves and their unique strengths

  • Increased compassion and understanding for others perspectives and uniqueness